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Aug 26, 2009 6:00am EDT
's family said we've lost the irreplaceable center of our family and joy us light in our lives. but the inspiration of his faith, optimism and perseverance will live on in our hearts forever. president obama released a statement saying that the u.s. has lost, quote, the greatest u.s. senator of our time. and massachusetts residents are also more than being the loss. >> it's sad, sad. >> it's an impact for the whole country, especially on the political level. >> reporter: known to his friends and family as teddy, kennedy was a dominant force in the u.s. senate for nearly a half century. as the third longest-serving senator, he put his touch on every major piece of legislation that cleared congress. on capitol hill, the flag is flying at half-staff. kennedy's death will leave a gaping hole in the senate. last week, we learned he asked massachusetts leaders to change the law that regulates how he's replaced. current and state law requires a special election to take place nearly five months after the vacancy. but kennedy wanted the govern to avalentine a temporary replacement in th
CBS
Aug 27, 2009 6:00am EDT
center in 2007. >> they had a personal relationship and they could use that to broker to strike a compromise, we wish we had more people like that in washington. >> reporter: he made an unforgettable contribution to american society. >> there's not a piece of legislation that was put forth during the time he was in the senate that did not have his fingerprints on them. >> reporter: the family will hold a private service at arlington national cemetery. wjz, eyewitness news. >> stay with eyewitness news for complete coverage of the passing of ted kennedy. for a sly show, additional clips, go to wjz.com. >>> we're learning more about which maryland state agencies will be laying off workers as part of the plan to balance is budget. the largest cut will be if the state department. the state's department of transportation will trim its work force. 22 jobs cut there. 44 vacant positions will not be filled. state employees are not the only ones that could lose pay. state aid to local government is being cut. gigi live outside of city hall. >> reporter: good morning. now that the stat
CBS
Aug 3, 2009 6:00am EDT
of the government is not to run the used car business. >> reporter: democrats believe cash for clunkers is one more way to reverse the recession. the obama administration's top money men think the economy may be headed for a turnaround. >> if you look at economic output over the next six months, it's actually likely to start to increase. >> and former federal reserve chairman alan greenspan thinks the worse is behind us. >> i'm pretty sure we've already seen the bottom. >> the obama administration says job loses will continue but believes that could change in 2010. >> you'll see unemployment start to come down beginning the second half of next year. >> reporter: susan roberts, cbs news, washington. >>> two dozen people working for the university of the maryland are being laid off, they're laying off workers and freezing hiring. the system is trying to cut $40 million from next year's budget. these cuts will save 12 million. >>> >>> lead footed drivers will want to ease through the gas while cruising through school zones in baltimore county. the police want a dozen speed cameras installed. mary buba
CBS
Aug 17, 2009 6:00am EDT
street. light rail delay 30 minutes this morning due to mechanical difficulties. if you use the southbound for the mchenry, -- fort mchenry, no problem there's. what a priest shot there the inner loop and the key bridge, running delays and no problems. >>> another act of violence at the inner harbor has prompted officials to step up security as they look for who opened fire inside the pavilion last night. >> reporter: good morning. police this morning have a better idea of what may be involved. they're on high alert for gang activity as suspect members of the gang blood and crypts may have been here this weekend. >> i was scared and running towards the bus stop and i was scared. >> reporter: a 20-year-old shot in the leg and a 17-year-old shot in the arm after a fight broke out near the phillip's ceo r seafood carryout area. police are taking violence at the inner harbor seriously and taken several steps this summer to improve safety, including adding more crime cameras to the area and adding extra officers to the area. and the police commissioner even himself has patrolled
CBS
Aug 5, 2009 6:00am EDT
day's ecoimpacts us all. struggling with debt can be overwhelming. but there's a smart way to overcome it. the national foundation for credit counseling is a non-profit organization whose members can create a personalized plan to help you make sound decisions for the future. times are tough. but you can get through this. you're not alone. to learn how you can meet with a certified counselor in your community, call us or visit debt advice dot org. this broadcast realtime captioned by: christine stifter. >>> now, don scott, mary bass. breaking news with mary bubala, it's wjz, maryland east news station. >>> it's a sticky day start but a pretty one at the moment and sharon has a couple of more accidents to relate to you after marty's first warning weather. >>> good morning, don and good morning everybody. i want to look at first warning doppler weather radar because ultimately this cold front is what we are looking at. you're seeing showers dissipating as they are leaving buffalo, between buffalo annuity -- and utica. that's going to define your afternoon weather. it's a beau
CBS
Aug 10, 2009 6:00am EDT
with us for complete coverage of first warning weather. remember wjz.com is always on . . >>> the national transportation safety board says one of d.c.'s metro safety systems mall functioned just months before june's deadly accident. a train operator narrowly avoided hitting another train on march 2nd by using the emergency brake. a d.c. metro spokes person says the incidents in march and june involve separate problems and separate pieces of equipment. >>> investigators are now looking into a fatal plane crash in carroll county over the weekend. state police say 61-year-old robert kociemba was flying with his friend 66-year-old williams from edge water when it crashed. the man was an experienced pilot who had flown in and out of that same airport many, many times before. >>> crews will rejoin their search in the hudson river today. so far 7 bodies have been recovered. here's the latest. >> reporter: crews pulled the mangled wreckage of a helicopter out of the hudson river sunday. a small plane ran into the back of the chopper, both then plunged into the water. >> the helicopter sustained
CBS
Aug 6, 2009 6:00am EDT
hours ago but came in during the overnight so we lost the potential dynamic that could have brought us strong thunderstorms. so as it stands just a real good nice beneficial soaking rain. the day part shows as we get through the morning rush hour, maybe peeks of sun, that high of 80 basically tells me we are not going to see a ton of sun, more sun than we are forecasting, maybe 82 degrees or so. generally cool, relatively, can't rule out a passing shower or thunder shower. let go to the roster, we are at middle river, this is an interesting story, we have done these chick-fill-a openings before for the geek factor, somebody who drives 900 miles but there's a very serious side to the story. let talk about it. >> it really is. good morning. we are live in middle river where the folks have just gone in. they were lined up all night, some people for 48 hours for a one year, one year's worth of meals to chick-fill-a. the big story here is jobs for the essex middle river area. more than 1,000 people applied for jobs here. we will tell you how many people got the jobs, what has been going on
CBS
Aug 14, 2009 6:00am EDT
with the law in the past. he was suspended after a photo of him using a marijuana pipe. >>> baltimore city police asking for your help this morning finding the driver of a truck involveed in a deadly accidents. charles yates was riding his bike downtown when he was struck and killed by a white box truck. it was captured by a camera but not the license plate. >>> air traffic controller on leave this morning in connection with the deadly mid- air collision over the hudson river. the controller was involved in inappropriate conversations on the phone at the time of the accident. right now officials do not believe it contribute to the crash, a supervisor place on leave. nine people died when a small plane collided with a tour helicopter. >>> a boating accident leaves a man dead this morning. it happened near chesapeake beach. he was in a boat when it struck a stone. >>> decades ago, a young woman murdered and her body dumped in westminister. police are now desperate to learn her name. >> it could have been the late '80s when the young woman in this sketch was killed. her remains turned up
CBS
Aug 19, 2009 6:00am EDT
. no problems on the west side of the beltway or the west side at u.s. 40. remember wjz news is always on. log on to wjz news. back over to you. >> thank you. this is what people are talking about. an elderly man attacked at a park. police are calling it a hate crime. now an organization is speaking out about the incident. we're live at city police objection. we have the latest. jessica. >> that victim is recovering at shock trauma. that is sparking outrage. >> hours before day break police say a 76-year-old man and wife headed out for a fishing trip. this he were leaving their spot in south baltimore three men walked up and started attacking the man. police are calling the attack a hate crime. the 76-year-old victim is black, the suspect is a 27-year- old. >> he admitted he does not like african-americans. we're treating it as a hate crime. >> reporter: now the naacp is speaking out, upiset about the attack but not surprised by the violence. >> a lot of people think we have an african-american as president that things are improving. it is clear that the hate crimes are increasing. >> police
CBS
Aug 11, 2009 6:00am EDT
and if necessary just from you not getting better come in and see us. >> at mercy high school, athletes at this soccer camp took frequent water breaks. at some point. >> we will go to the gym for the second hour and come back out the last hour to finish up and that way, you know they're not overloaded with so much sun. >> sun that drains bodies as well as machines, like air conditioners. >> you want to turn your thermostat up to whatever degrees is comfortable for you but certainly keeping it as high as possible helps to cut down on air conditioning usage. >> jackson, wjz eyewitness news. >>> remember wjz is always on, for constant updates and first warning weather forecast heat advisories, also any summer school session closing go to wjz.com. >>> the family of murder witness carl is speaking out this morning, about the merits of cell phone jamming inside prison. his pans will speak at the correction l association trade show in nashville. he was scheduled to appear as a witness in a murder trial when he put a hit out on him from behind bars using a cell phone, he used an illegal cell ph
CBS
Aug 28, 2009 6:00am EDT
the place where the casket will lie, ted kennedy finally at rest next to his two brothers. >> stay with us or more coverage and a lot of video and reaction on wjz.com. >>> a man recovering from stab wounds this morning and they have arrested the woman responsible. he's now recovering from an area hospital. no word on his current condition. police searching for who shot a corrections officer found dead many the suv. eyewitness news and gigi barnett live on the story. >> reporter: the corrections officers spent the last five years in her career and they and they're trying to determine if that played a part in her murder. erica yolanda carr worked as a correctionals officer. early thursday morning she was found shot to death in the 1400 block in east baltimore sitting inside her own vehicle, she was shot three times, someone called 9-1-1 when they heard gun shots. >> we have no information on suspects, no information on motives. >> the men and women are mourning the loss of their own. >> it's a sad day any time you lose somebody in your feel. >> reporter: erica yolanda carr lived in middl
CBS
Aug 31, 2009 6:00am EDT
help. anybody who has information that can call us to tell us we need that help that's the simplest way i can put it. >> not knowing whether a mass murder is on the loose has residents scared. >> i lock my doors fa. i try to stay in, i lock my car, i'm the only one in the car, you know and stuff like that. >> police have arrested the 2- year-old guy heinz junior, he made the 9111 call alerting thome the massacre. police have charged had him with illegal possession of prescription drugs and marijuana and making false statements, however police will not call him a suspect exam are asking for the publics help. >> it is not a matter of actually seeing something. it could be hearing? sphwhrg. >> police say the autopsies on all eight victims should be fin wished by monday. investigate torse are gathering physical evidence and have no reason to believe that any of the victims committed this horrible crime. >>> cbs news, new york. >>> again the sole survivor remains in critical condition at the hospital. police have not commented on a possible motive. >>> an emotional fair well to a man, many d
CBS
Aug 4, 2009 6:00am EDT
minutes in commuting time in the morning and in the evening. 42,000 people are expected to use it, again, more detailed plans will be announced today at 10:00 a.m. we'll bring them to you. don, back to you. >>> thank you very much mary. those plans will be sent to the federal mass transit administration if their consideration. if approved construction could begin in 2012. >>> >>> a former state senate candidate is behind bars this morning facing attempted rape charges. an officer arrested grason eckel after he passed by his law office window and saw him holding a woman down against her will. the officer forced his way in and pulled him off the woman. he is being held in $200,000 bail. >>> a middle river couple is charged with child pornography. police need your help in finding the ones they abused, some as young as two years old. these allegations are disturbing even the most veteran police officers. >> reporter: 34-year-old john nicklas and 26 shannon honea face multiple charges of child pornography. >> this is gross, it's in decent, there is no term, other than a foul term to really de
CBS
Aug 21, 2009 6:00am EDT
-- projection center in north oklahoma keeps an eye on us. the doppler is showing shower activity in the west and moving toward the top of your tv but slowly but surely, step-by- step, inch by inch, it is moving toward baltimore and ultimately niagra falls. let's bring in mike at the russell street colosseum this morning. >> reporter: to say it was muggy is an -- insult to the current condition. you know about fun. the russell street coliseum is really cool at 6:00 in the morning. >> there's something about being in the ballpark when it's empty. >> reporter: it's. it's a different view completely. but it's cool. tonight it won't be full by any stretch but maybe 2,000 people down here because they are trying to appeal more to the members of the rookie club, the ravens rookies. we'll talk about it later on. there will be about two thought people showing up tonight. join us. what is it to lead? at pnc, it's doing what most benefits our customers. whether that's building more certified green buildings than anyone on earth. creating online banking tools for the next generation. or making a 10 yea
CBS
Aug 13, 2009 6:00am EDT
us. had a chance to talk with him. we'll have the discussion coming up as the morning edition continues after this. what is it to lead? at pnc, it's doing what most benefits our customers. whether that's building more certified green buildings than anyone on earth. creating online banking tools for the next generation. or making a 10 year, $100 million investment in kids. it's how we've always done business. and will for a very long time to come. pnc. leading the way. >>> this is wjz and wjz.com baltimore. >>> good morning, maryland. now don scott, marty bass, breaking news with mary bubala, your first-warning weather and traffic control with sharon gibala. it's wjz, maryland's news station. >>> hello again, it's the bottom of the hour, and that is the real-life representation of what marty is watching on the radar. he'll show you in a moment and sharon has traffic. >>> here's first-warning doppler, that cam shot pretty much looking about into there, that little line, we have a shower, it's pretty much hugging the western shore and across the bay, let's look at the day par
CBS
Aug 18, 2009 6:00am EDT
proposal as lapped baltimore city police officers in in hot water this morn. the use of a police boat and heel copper this month. officers used the boat and helicopter during a fake raid on a boat in the inner har bough. it carried john cardin and his girl firemen. it was a set up to motor vehicle pose. >> this morning about the number of swine flu vaccinations, official once quoted 120 million doses but say it can be cut in half. as susan roberts reports, production problems are to blame. >>> less than half of the the vaccine supply by the time flu season kicks off. >> we are in a race between the vaccine and the virus. and this gives the virus a little more of an glang the government originally ordered 120 million doses to be ready for mid october be another 80 million to follow. drug companies have run into production problems and will have only 45 million doses ready in time. another 20 million doses would be delivereded in the weeks afterwards. >> they're calling it a delay not a shortage. officials still expect to resteef same amount of ac convene, it just may take a little lon
CBS
Aug 20, 2009 6:00am EDT
is okay and they are able to find the people that did this to him. >> reporter: police used a tracking device to find him. lockner said this wouldn't have happened if the man was a white man. he has a hitler tattoo and is a member of the dangerous hate group the aryan brotherhood. >> mire dixon visited the victim in the hospital. >> his family is shaken by this, the violence of what was said and done to him. >> reporter: police say they are still searching for the two other suspects, about you they have received several anonymous tips about those two individuals. dop, back don. back to you. >>> the mayor's legal team has issued a subpoena asking for all of the details. the mayor is facing several charges, including corruption and theft. >>> susan roberts reports from "wjz," only the second time afghans have been able to go to the polls to elect a leader. >> reporter: one of the first to cast his ballot this morning -- >> this will be for peace, for progress and for the well-being of the afghan people. >> reporter: he is seeking a second term, called on afghans to defy taliban threats a
CBS
Aug 12, 2009 6:00am EDT
been information that's put out that's clearly false. >>> senator ben cardin sits with us for a one on one interview follow thing rowdy town hall meeting on monday packed with people who oppose current health care reform. >> we have the best health care in world. >> rightfully so that we have the best health care in the world. >> do with e. >> we do, we need to make it available to more people and more affordable. >> how can you say e have the best health care when our life expan tan city,. >> university of maryland medical center, nih, best in the world, people come from all over the world to get health care and train doctors. >> what we don't have, what is broken in our system is where people want get access to that quality care, they have affordable care, get preventive, they stay healthy and do better. >> protests have been heated. one side depicted president obama as hitler another called democrats including cardin a liar r. >> does that get to you. >> didn't see that. glad i didn't. i don't think we should personalize this. we lose a lot and a lot of people personalize it to t
CBS
Aug 25, 2009 6:00am EDT
. >> if somebody does have something and i would want the police to protect us and i feel like they need to be a slight more aggressive because of the increased violence. >> fine is an iraq war veteran, no prior arrest record. fine's agent says his client has never even owned a gun. at the inner harbor, wjz eyewitness news. >>> police say fine was not injured during that incident. more fall out this morning after the death of michael jackson is ruled a humidity. the coroner says the king of pop was given a fatal combination of drugs in the hours before he died: itit could mean his personal physician could face criminal charges now. dr. murray says he was trying to wean the singer off drugs at the time of his death. >>> police still have unanswer questions of a former reality con sec at that contestant. police want to talk to the woman who checked ryan jenkins into the hotel where he apparently committed suicide. of his ex-wife, jasmine fiore. her body was found earlier this month inside a discarded suitcase in a trash bin. >>> maryland state workers will spend extra time at home during
CBS
Aug 7, 2009 6:00am EDT
, it would be a major boost in u.s. efforts to eliminate the taliban and al-qaeda in that region. >>> tomorrow, in this county, judge sonia sotomayor will be sworn in as the nation's first latina supreme court justice. sotomayor is the third woman to serve on the court. she replaced retiring justice david souter. >>> turn to sports. another rough outing for the orioles in detroit. rookie starter david hernandez gave up four runs in the second inning alone. the birds would do their best, but they still lose 7-3. they lost three out of the four games they played in detroit. and the oriole road trip will continue through the weekend. orioles head to toronto to take on the blue jays tonight. see the birds in action this saturday at rogers centre. 1:00, saturday afternoon. broadcast right here on wjz13. >> okay. isn't that great? don't take the shot. don't take the shot. so... i'm going to combine two wjz promos into one. >> okay. >> we've got the great prostate challenge coming up on september 26th. >> which i'm very, very proud to be spearheading. the on air talent if you will. we'r
CBS
Aug 24, 2009 6:00am EDT
>>> hello again, it's 6:00. not a a's watch unless you are watching us from the bell wear beaches. >> let's take a look at first warning doppler radar. >>> an intense complex of showers and thunderstorms. baltimore, we are going to be fine. we had a severe thunderstorm warning if effect for saint mary's countien it was dropped about a minute going. suffolk county, delaware, you are in line to get hammered in a few minutes. north ocean city, you have already had the thunderstorms ill rolled through many getting ready to see more. any time you see black and white on the scale here, that's pretty intense action. taking a look at the day part here, a pretty good amount of sunshine. 84 is the high, 85, 6, this evening, 81, the percentage chance should not stop you from tailgating for the football game or going. ton. don, take it over. >> here's sharon at "wjz" traffic control. >>> they are trying to fix a water main breakdown town that has saratoga street blocked off. take pennsylvania avenue this morning instead. meantime, a new accident at 295, another accident working in the city on
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